Browse Archives (156 total)

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Australian Screen is operated by the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA). The NFSA is the national audiovisual archive, collecting, preserving and sharing the nation’s moving image and recorded sound heritage. It is a promotional and educational…

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The mission of Studies in Intelligence is to stimulate within the Intelligence Community the constructive discussion of important issues of the day, to expand knowledge of lessons learned from past experiences, to increase understanding of the…

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The Marsden Collection

Reverend Samuel Marsden (1765-1838), Chaplain to New South Wales, was the driving force behind the establishment of the Church Missionary Society in New Zealand in the early nineteenth century. His relationships of trust…

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It has been 70 years since atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and all the remaining A-bomb survivors will have died out in the coming decades. This means that those people who from their own experience have the strongest desire for…

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Collection of photographic postcards and one illustrated postcard relating to the 1909 and 1911 strikes/lockouts/industrial disputes which occurred at Broken Hill, New South Wales. The annotated postcards were sent by William Harris to his family…

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William George Agate was the eldest son of Moses and Minnie Agate. The Agate children included William (known as Bill ), Beatrice Florence (known as Foddie or Florrie), Mary (known as Molly), James Frederick (known as Jim) and Richard, (known as Dick…

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Theatre South was a Regional Theatre Company based in Wollongong. It was formed in 1980 by its Artistic Director, Des Davis and his wife Faye Montgomery, under the aegis of the University of Wollongong. It presented many new plays about the Illawarra…

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Tertangala, also affectionately known as ‘The Tert’, is the long–running University of Wollongong student newspaper, first published in September 1962. The name ‘tertangala’ is the local Indigenous word for smoke signal, a joke referring to…

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Dr Stuart Piggin lectured in the Department of History at the University of Wollongong from 1974 until the late 1980s. The collection comprises research files, interviews and photographs compiled by Dr Piggin in association with his writing of the…

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This collection showcases historical material relating to official Royal visits to the City of Wollongong by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh.

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At 2pm on July 31, 1902, Mt. Kembla colliery exploded, killing 96 men and boys. The Royal Commission into the disaster confirmed that gas and coal-dust were responsible for the explosion, and found that the only thing that could have avoided the…

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Mary Tow was the Librarian for the Wollongong Teachers College, later named the Wollongong Institute of Education, from 1968 until 1982. After the Institute amalgamated with the University of Wollongong in 1983 Tow became the Education Faculty…

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This collection comprises 'How to vote' leaflets and other local government election ephemera from Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama, Wingecarribee and Wollondilly.

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Josie Castle was a Senior Fellow in the School of History and Politics, Faculty of Arts, University of Wollongong (UOW).

The digitised aspect of this collection comprises recorded interviews created in the research for her book 'Nursing at the…

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John Robertson Hawke was born in Burnbank, Scotland on 17 May 1890, the son of Richard and Grace Hawke. The family emigrated to Australia in about 1908 and settled at Balmain, Sydney. John worked as a warehouseman prior to his enlistment in the army…

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The Honourable David Campbell represented the Keira electorate in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 1999 until his retirement from Parliament in March 2011. Mr Campbell was an Alderman on Wollongong City Council from 1987 to 1991, and…

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Carl Weber was a local surveyor, engineer and amateur photographer who worked for many years in the Illawarra and resided in Wollongong. This collection contains personal records including photographs, letters, news clippings and memorabilia from…

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The Bomaderry Soldiers Rest Home was also known as the South Coast Red Cross Convalescent Home or the South Coast Red Cross Soldiers Home. The home was established in the former Grand Tourist Hotel building in Bomaderry, north of Nowra N.S.W., and…

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The Arty Wild Oat was a broadsheet student newpaper published in two editions during 1962 by students of the National Art School, Sydney Technical College. It was also a precursor to OZ magazine. The Arty Wild Oat was put together under the general…

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The Soviet Gulag existed neither as a single unified experience, nor as a single unified institution. This massive and lethal machine influenced the lives of millions of people from 1917-1988.

Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives presents an in-depth look…

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Annual reports, consular summaries and occasional papers covering the period of the rise of communism, first and second world wars, declaration of the People's Republic of China and the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. (This resource is only…

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The Bringing Them Home Oral History Project ran from 1998 to 2002 and served to collect and preserve the stories of Indigenous people and others, such as missionaries, police and administrators involved in or affected by the process of child…

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A series of unique 19th Century photos of Chinese prisoners discovered in Public Record Office of Victoria's archival collection of prison records. These photographs are portraits of just a handful of thousands of Chinese people who travelled to the…

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Explore forced adoption references, statistics, a glossary, education, institutions and exhibition information.

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This exhibition was developed against a changing political landscape, which culminated with the Australian and British Governments apologising for their role in schemes that were once considered generous philanthropy, but are now widely condemned as…

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The Find & Connect web resource brings together historical resources relating to institutional ‘care’ in Australia. This website was developed to help Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants understand more about their past and about the…

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Public Record Office Victoria is the archives of the State Government of Victoria. We hold approximately 100kms of records from the mid 1830s to today, which we manage for use by the Government and people of Victoria.

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Online, full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of The Times, one of the most highly regarded resources for the 19th – 20th Century history. This historical newspaper archive allows researchers an unparalleled opportunity to search and view the…

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The Digital Research Archive for Byzantium (DiFaB) is a visual resource database devoted to the cultural legacy of Byzantium. Its aim is to digitize archives of historical photographs, associate this material with new photographic images and make…

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Printed and visual primary source materials for the study of 'Empire' and its theories, practices and consequences. The materials span across the last five centuries and are accompanied by a host of secondary learning resources including scholarly…

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The Virtual Museum of the Pacific is a collaborative project between the University of Wollongong and the Australian Museum that intends to leverage the meta-data of 400 objects into a rich application. It features the ability for users to browse…

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The Alexander Turnbull Library is a 'library within a library'. Established in 1920 after Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull gifted his collection to the nation in 1918, its collections and services are now housed within the National Library…

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The Hawaiian Collection at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Library is a comprehensive collection of retrospective and current materials pertaining to Hawaiʻi

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Collection of historical materials including readings and annotated documents on New Guinea history covering the periods up to the late 1880's.

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The Polynesian Society has provided a major forum for discussion of the history, ethnology, archaeology, biological anthropology, sociology and linguistics of Māori and other Pacific Islands people since 1892. It publishes the Journal of the…

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This website contains digitised reports from selected volumes of the Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives and the Votes and Proceedings of the House of Representatives.

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The British National Army Museum reflects the rich history and traditions of the British Army. The Online Exhibitions and Online Collection include a growing range of objects from the NAM's galleries and study collection, enabling users to explore a…

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The Warscholar Timeline indicates what major conflicts were going on across the globe in any given year or time period. With the thousands of conflicts that man has been engaged in over the past 5,000+ years of recorded history, it includes both the…

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Explore Australian audiovisual history through exhibitions at the NFSA and online

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The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) develops, maintains and preserves well-documented collections and provide the best possible access to our collection items to pass knowledge to current and future…

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OZ magazine, London was published in London between 1967 and 1973 under the general editorship of Richard Neville and later also Jim Anderson and Felix Dennis. Martin Sharp was initially responsible for art and graphic design. Copies of OZ can be…

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The Living Daylights was an Australian counter-culture magazine edited by Richard Neville of OZ Sydney and London fame and published by his fellow OZ colleague, Richard Walsh, in Melbourne between 1973-4. A number of the early issues also featured…

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Australian Left Review was a monthly journal published from 1966 to 1993 by the Communist Party of Australia. It covered areas of left wing politics, industrial relations, human rights and the environment. The precursor was the Communist Review…

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The Department offers a range of publications designed to provide information on Australia, Australian foreign, trade and development policies and the economic and political climate in other countries. They regularly publish foreign and trade policy…

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This database, compiled by the Reverend Michael Blain, lists Anglican clergy ordained before 1931 who served in New Zealand, Polynesia and Melanesia

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This collection contains 517 posters, most issued by governments to influence behavior and public morale. Most items are from the period beginning with the start of World War I and concluding with the end of World War II.

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Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House in conjunction with the National Archives of Australia presents 110 key documents that are the foundation of our nation.

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The Historical Census and Colonial Data Archive (HCCDA) is a searchable archive of Australian colonial census publications and reports covering the period from 1833 to 1901, the year of Australia's federation. The corpus includes 18,638 pages of…

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The Media History Digital Library digitizes collections of classic media periodicals that belong in the public domain for full public access. The project is supported by owners of materials who loan them for scanning, and donors who contribute funds…

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Southeast Asia Visions is a collection of European travel accounts of pre-modern Southeast Asia from Cornell University Library's John M. Echols Collection. The site provides online access to more than 350 books written in English and French.
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